Talk:World Archives Project: West Yorkshire, England, Prison Records,1801-1914
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Q: What should I do if the offender has multiple aliases? Do I just put the first one in, or do I do multiple entries?
- A: List only the first alias. -- Wiedwoman 19:16, 13 June 2013 (UTC)
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I suggest that the Month drop-down menu should have the facility to select entries by number, i.e. if you key in the letter A you are shown 1 Apr 2 Aug and you then key the number to select, as is the case on most WAP projects. I realise that this is only a little bit quicker than keying the three-letter abbreviation, but some of us are used to automatically typing them this way and it slows us down not having it! --Katerimmer 21:54, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
And the same applies to the Sentence field, but it would take much longer to type these in full so it is even more annoying as in the current situation, there is really no alternative to breaking off from typing to click on the selection each time this field changes. --Katerimmer 12:53, 12 June 2013 (UTC)